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Omadacycline use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Omadacycline: Nuzyra

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 10, 2020.

Omadacycline Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

No information is available on the use of omadacycline during breastfeeding. It is unknown how much omadacycline is excreted into breastmilk, but the drug is only about 35% absorbed orally under optimal circumstances, and is probably less from milk because of its calcium content. The manufacturer states that breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment and for 4 days after the last dose. If an infant is breastfed, monitor the infant for possible effects on the gastrointestinal flora, such as diarrhea, candidiasis (e.g., thrush, diaper rash) or rarely, blood in the stool indicating possible antibiotic-associated colitis. As a theoretical precaution, avoid prolonged or repeat courses during nursing.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Omadacycline

CAS Registry Number

389139-89-3

Drug Class

Breast Feeding

Lactation

Anti-Infective Agents

Antibacterial Agents

Tetracyclines

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